Principal Product Marketing Manager at Rubrik
Palo Alto, CA, US

 Job Summary

Rubrik is the leader in cloud data management, delivering a single platform to manage and protect data in the cloud, at the edge, and on-premises. Enterprises choose Rubrik to simplify backup and recovery, accelerate cloud adoption, enable automation at scale, and secure against cyberthreats. Rubrik has raised over $553 million in venture funding, most recently at a valuation of $3.3 billion. We’ve been recognized as a Forbes Cloud 100 Company two years in a row and as a LinkedIn Top 10 startup.

We aren’t shy about crafting products to solve problems no one has tackled or thought about before by defining the industry, instead of waiting for directions. Rubrik is the world's first platform to orchestrate data for hybrid cloud enterprises anytime, anywhere. We blend future-proof architecture with consumer-grade simplicity to pioneer a fresh approach to an old problem.

Our focus is on the people that can produce extraordinary results. We need individuals who feel comfortable in ambiguity and excited by the prospect of a challenge. Bottom line, if you have a limitless drive and like to win, we want to talk to you!

Rubrik is hiring an experienced product marketing professional to support our go-to-market messaging and strategy.

The Principal Product Marketing Manager will provide an experienced marketer the chance to work on a variety of high-level projects at one of the fastest growing enterprise software startups in Silicon Valley. You will have the autonomy to build essential messaging strategies, to experiment with new buyer profiles, and to work across our organization in our rapid expansion into the enterprise. Above all, we expect you to earn a reputation as an expert on our product, our customers, and our market.

Where you can make an impact:

    Design, enable, execute, and measure product launches and go to market plans
    Develop marketing plans, working closely with demand generation, web/digital, and customer marketing to create an industry-leading customer experience and customer journey
    With the help of colleagues in the sales, alliances, technical marketing and product organizations, you will create go-to-market messaging that highlights our feature strengths for different target buyers. You will be able to present that material to a variety of audiences, from IT directors to executives, and you will build sales-ready presentations for handoff to a growing sales force
    Ability to think, design, and execute creative initiatives to strengthen brand awareness and a keen eye for detail
    Identify metrics and drive regular communication on progress for the product marketing and marketing organization
    Ability to effectively partner with cross-functional teams on projects to drive business results
    You will develop a perspective on where we should go next. Combining primary research, secondary research, and your experience in enterprise software, you will recognize trends early and test novel messaging before the market catches on. In sessions with our product and engineering leaders, you will be able to serve as the voice of the customer
    You will take a lead role in major product marketing initiatives. Whether working on new product launches or creating new short-form documents for field training, you will be able to take point in delivering high-quality material. You are used to documenting your work and providing templates for more junior colleagues

Ideal background:

    BA or BS from top tier university. MBA preferred
    7-10+ years in enterprise product marketing for high-tech companies that target IT organizations. Candidates may substitute comparable cross-functional experience for education
    Experience creating professional messaging on technical topics, ideally relevant to enterprise software.  You should be comfortable submitting a 2-3 page professional writing sample or a short PowerPoint deck as part of the job application
    Specific examples working across geographies in a global or rapidly growing international organization
    Analytical with a creative mind and ability to juggle many projects concurrently
    Must be enthusiastic about developing plans, but just as happy to roll up your sleeves to execute
    Able to multi-task and work in dynamic environments, rapidly anticipating and adapting to shifting priorities

Nice to have:

    Any domain experience, whether data backup and recovery, data protection, database, or enterprise storage experience, will give you a leg up
    Direct customer-facing experience before Fortune 500 companies, either as a presenter or working with sales, customer success, and services teams
    Coaching and cross-functional management experience will be helpful given your senior position at a fast-growing company